Tag Archive: New York City

Decaf-Only Pop-Up Coffee Shop Is Not The End Of The World

Last Friday, a decaffeinated-only coffee pop-up shop opened up in SoHo. To reiterate: a coffee shop opened in New York City that only sells decaffeinated coffee. Swiss Water Process, a company that decaffeinates coffee for brands like Stumptown, Blue Bottle, and Whole Foods, opened a pop-up shop that will be open until Sunday where they will be serving all kinds of... View Article

November 5, 2015 12:28 pm
5 of New York City’s Best Coworking Spaces

So after gathering together some cofounders, you’ve created your own startup. Or maybe after graduating, you boldly decided to become a freelance writer, designer, or software developer. The problem is, you aren’t terribly interested in working from home in your pajamas everyday. Or frankly, your startup doesn’t have the capital to rent out a chic, loft space in Brooklyn or the Garment... View Article

September 25, 2015 10:17 am
Which Game Of Thrones Kingdom Should Your Neighborhood Be In?

It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about finals.Or graduation. I’m talking about the glorious stretch of weeks each spring where Sunday night is no longer just a hideous bastion of dread and foreboding looming before Monday classes: Game of Thrones is back again. For those of you not in the know, Game of Thrones is currently... View Article

May 12, 2015 1:59 pm
The Mad Men Fan’s Guide To New York City

It’s the “end of an era:” In just six weeks the final episode of AMC’s award-winning series, Mad Men, will hit the airwaves, bringing seven seasons of tumultuous relationships, gorgeous period costumes, drinking on the job, and existential angst to a close. Though the series was primarily filmed in Los Angeles and only the pilot episode was actually filmed in... View Article

April 9, 2015 10:29 am
Kimmy In The City: New York’s Role In The “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Friends and Seinfeld: two iconic sitcoms of the 90s following a group of friends as they navigate adulthood in New York City, and two of the shows that shaped The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s titular character’s perception of New York. What else do they have in common? Neither one was actually filmed in here. That’s right two of the shows most... View Article

March 13, 2015 10:15 am
“Saturday Night Live,” A 40-Year New York City Tradition

Including the red carpet interviews, Sunday night’s Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special was 4 ½ hours long, rivaling most award shows, but even that hardly seems like enough time to fully pay tribute to the sketch show’s impact and legacy on show business. When Saturday Night Live first premiered in October of 1975 it was supposed to be a... View Article

February 17, 2015 11:46 am
Is New York Still Artist-Friendly?

New York City has been the mecca for artists, writers, and musicians for basically forever. But things might be changing. In 2010, musician/writer/hipster masturbatory fodder Patti Smith expressed the discontent felt my many of the city’s art people, saying, “New York has closed itself off to the young and the struggling. But there are other cities. Detroit. Poughkeepsie. New York City... View Article

February 6, 2015 1:59 pm
Two Dead After Shooting In 23rd Street Home Depot

At around 2:30 on Sunday, January 25th, an employee of Home Depot shot and killed a coworker and shortly after committed suicide in a crowded store on West 23rd Street. The 31 year old employee exchanged a few words with his fellow coworker before firing on him several times and then turned the gun to his own head. The shooter has... View Article

January 26, 2015 9:30 am
New York City’s Not A Complete Dump, Thanks To Bugs

A recent study indicates that insects and spiders alike are providing “critical service” in urban areas like New York City. In fact, they are doing a terrific job of cleaning our streets for us. According to the National Geographic, “bugs can consume 2,100 pounds (950 kilograms) of food waste each year—the equivalent of 60,000 hot dogs” along the Broadway/West Street corridor. They are... View Article

December 12, 2014 10:17 am
“Broad City” Welcomes You To New York

There is a long history of comedies set in New York City. And oftentimes, in these comedies, the city plays as much as a roll as any cast member. What are shows like Sex and the City, 30 Rock and Seinfeld without the New York backdrop? They’re unimaginable; they’re shows that literally can take place nowhere else. In these shows,... View Article

November 5, 2014 9:35 am
A Truly Revolutionary Clothing Brand

In early November, Ukrainians around the world will mark exactly one year since the beginning of the Euromaidan Revolution in Kyiv, now commonly referred to as the “Revolution of Dignity.” The revolution changed the course of the entire country and Ukrainians will look back at the past year with bittersweet memories – there was bloodshed and moments of hopelessness but... View Article

October 28, 2014 1:18 pm
What Should You Do Over Fall Break?

It’s time to rejoice, for we have made it to Fall Break! Half of your friends have gone home by now, and you’re sitting here trying to think of ways to make the best out of these precious but fleeting five days. We’re here to help you out. However, we know everyone likes to spend their time differently—staying inside a... View Article

October 10, 2014 3:30 pm
Finding A Yoga Studio In New York That’s Right For You

So you’re new to the city (class of 2018, anyone?!), or maybe you’re new to yoga. Either way, it’s time to find a studio. The benefits of daily practice are something preached throughout all styles and practices of yoga, andthough  I’ve found that doing yoga on my own can be great, the benefits of actually going to class are endless.... View Article

April 18, 2014 2:26 pm
The Lost and Found of New York City

Last week, an ancient Roman sarcophagus lid, having been stolen by an illegal art dealer, turned up in Queens. A few days ago, a goat head was found in Prospect Park. Yet neither of these is the weirdest thing lost and then found in New York. Here are some even more anomalous artifacts found in the city: 1. A prosthetic leg, which doesn’t... View Article

March 7, 2014 1:22 pm
Asking For It: NYU Local Explores Street Harassment [VIDEO]

In a city where street harassment is omnipresent, many students have learned to simply deal with the catcalls and assaults that come with the territory. We don’t have much of a choice, especially in a society that still largely dismisses the too-long looks and jeering as misunderstood “compliments.” In an effort to capture the reality of what street harassment actually feels like,... View Article

December 2, 2013 10:15 am